Quarterly Mornington Members Update

The Mornington Racing Club is excited for what is in store for our members on the Peninsula as we approach the 2017 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup.

It’s been a blockbuster start to 2017 at the Mornington Racing. Our four race meetings thus far in 2017 have seen 14,000 witnessing the racing action on course. Away from the summer of racing, the course has come to life with new and exciting events, including the sold out Red Hot Summer Tour and the Food Truck Festival which brought over 50,000 patrons through the gates.

The Mornington Racing Club is excited for what is in store for our members on the Peninsula as we approach the 2017 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup.

The recent renovation to the Mornington Members Reserve has elevated the Mornington Racing Club to be one of the premier entertainment facilities on the Peninsula and we are proud to have record membership levels and to have witnessed a strong growth in crowds over the 16/17 Racing Season.

The 2017 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup (March 25th 2017):

Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Day on March 25th 2017 boasts the nation’s most valuable country cup, with the feature race being the listed $300,000 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup.

The stakes are high as the winner of the race securing a guaranteed nomination into the 3 million dollar Caulfield Cup in October 2017.

With the Mornington Cup again featuring on a Saturday for the third year in a row, this race day is fast becoming the biggest country race day in Victoria.

Mornington Cup Day mixes the very best in horse racing with a social atmosphere to match.

With dining packages selling quickly, be sure to secure your spot on course by calling (03) 5975 3310 today!

The New Pegasus Rewards Program at Mornington:

We hope Mornington Members have been making the most of their membership with the new Pegasus Member Rewards program launch at Mornington Racing Club this Season. Mornington Members now receive benefits each and every time you attend the races.

Here are some handy tips to make the most of this program:

  1. Attend race-days at receive 200 points each and every time you attend a race-day
  2. Scan your membership card when making a purchase to receive 5 points per dollar spent
  3. Visit your online members portal – this is your guide to making the most of the program
  4. Redeem your points for dining and behind the scenes experiences through the portal
  5. Refer a new member and receive $25 credit instantly!
  6. Scan your card at the gate to redeem guest passes, race books and general admission tickets
  7. To check your points balance, visit the members portal or scan your card at any outlet at Mornington.

If you have any questions about your new rewards program, call our friendly membership team on 1300 GO RACE (46 7223).

MRC Owned Events at Mornington:

Mornington racecourse has fast become the best destination for family events on the Peninsula.

Splashland – The Inflatable Water Park for Kids! – 27th December – 8th Jan @ Mornington Racecourse

The MRC launched an inflatable water slide park for kids for the first time which has just been at Mornington from the 27th December until the 8th of January 2017. We hope you managed to take part in this great event. Over 17,500 patrons attended this event across Mornington and Caulfield.

Peninsula Picnic – Music, Food and Wine Festival – Saturday 1st April at Mornington Racecourse

With last years Peninsula Picnic a complete sell out, this popular food and wine festival will return again to Mornington Racecourse.

Our members on the Peninsula are encouraged to take up the exclusive members ticket discount of 25% by using the promo code MEMBER25 at www.peninsulapicnic.com.au

Gourmet Cinema – March 2nd – 12th

On the back of this events success at Caulfield Racecourse last Season, Gourmet Cinema will be extended over 10 nights this Season. Gourmet Cinema combines the very best of local produce and movie classics.

With different movies each night and a wide variety of different outlets, there is something for everybody.

All Mornington members will receive a 25% discount on tickets using the promo code MEMBER25 at www.gourmetcinema.com.au.

Guest Card Entitlement Changes:

On the back of direct member feedback at Mornington, the Mornington Racing Club is looking to re-introduce the additional second guest card to full Mornington Memberships under certain conditions.

The second guest card will be reintroduced as a reward for high race-day attendance in the prior Season. Those members who attend more than 6 race days in the 16/17 Season will be entitled to an additional guest card in Season 17/18 once they renew.

The Club will also issue a second guest card at its own discretion based on long term loyalty and engagement with the Club. Further details regarding the second guest card will be featured in your membership renewal information.

Be sure to scan your card at the turnstiles each and every time you attend a race meet at Mornington.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your loyal support as a Member of the Mornington Racing Club and we look forward to sharing our journey with you.

Tony Hancy
Chairman – Mornington Racing Club Advisory Group